To remove rust stains from clothes, pour a small amount of lemon juice to cover the stain. Then cover that with salt. Hold it over the steam of a boiling kettle or pot of water and watch the stain go before your eyes.
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As you lose weight, get rid of the "fat clothes," the clothes that have become too big on you, and never turn back.
Make a pact with yourself never to buy bigger clothes again. Unless you simply want to keep one item for nice "proof" photos of your former self. This is a huge motivating factor for me to keep my weight where it is, and not allow myself to backtrack. It's my "no-turning-back" policy
I learned this one from my sister (who was a kindergarten teacher). If a clothing stain has an oiliness to it (examples: tomatoes, oil based salad dressing), gently rub some Murphy's oil over the stain, then launder as usual. Do NOT put this article in the dryer...let it air dry. That way, if the stain needs another round of Murphy's oil (it rarely does by the way!), the dryers' heat won't have heat-set the stain. This product has saved many an article of clothing at my house over the years!
Dawn dish washing liquid is the best grease and stain remover for washable clothing. I put the liquid on every stain on my clothing and rub in with top of bottle. Then, I place the hamper to wash later. Treating old grease stains works for me too.
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